BP at a glance
BP is one of the world's leading international oil and gas companies. We provide customers with fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, lubricants to keep engines moving, and the petrochemicals products used to make everyday items as diverse as paints, clothes and packaging
|Countries of operation||Almost 80
Number of employees
|Economic value generated by BPa||$359.8 billion|
|Replacement cost profitb||$8,073 million|
|Operating cash flowc||$32.8 billion|
|Barrels of oil produced per dayd||3.2 million|
17,523 million barrels of oil equivalent
|Exploration wells drilled||
|New exploration access||
|Refineries (wholly or partly owned)||
|Refinery throughputs per day||
1,721 thousand barrels
14.0 million tonnes
As at, or for the year ended, 31 December 2014, see footnotes below.
We employ around 85,000 people in almost 80 countries worldwide.
Upstream and Downstream, we find, develop and produce essential sources of energy, turning them into products that people need.
Through our two main operating segments,
Our projects and operations help to generate employment, investment and tax revenues in countries and communities across the world.
What we do
We aim to create value across the hydrocarbon value chain. This starts with exploration and ends with the supply of energy and other products fundamental to everyday life.
Our people are talented in a wide range of disciplines and our approach to professional development programmes and training helps build individual capabilities. We have a bias towards building capability within the organization, complimented by selective external recruitment where necessary.
Our values of safety, respect, excellence, courage and one team align explicitly with BP's code of conduct and translate into the responsible actions necessary for the work we do every day. Our values represent the qualities and actions we wish to see in BP, they guide the way we do business and the decisions we make.
Each of our brands has its own heritage and personality, but they all have one thing in common - they all symbolize, embody or provide tremendous energy.
We believe that the best way for BP to achieve sustainable success as a company is to act in the long-term interests of our shareholders, our partners and society. We strive to be a world-class operator, a responsible corporate citizen and a good employer. Read more
We develop and deploy technologies that we expect will make the greatest impact on our business. From enhancing the safety and reliability of our operations to creating competitive advantage in energy discovery, recovery, efficiency and products. Read more
Our key reports include information about our financial and operating performance, sustainability performance and also global energy trends and projections.
a. This includes revenue plus interest and dividend receipts and proceeds from divestments
b. Attributable to BP shareholders.
c. Net cash provided by operating activities
d.Includes BP’s share of Rosneft (2014 and 2013) and TNK-BP production (2013 and 2012).
e. Includes our interest in equity-accounted entities.
f. Excludes our interest in equity-accounted entities that are dual-branded.